Punjab Districts Map

Districts Map of Punjab

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Districts Map of Punjab Pathankot Gurdaspur Kapurthala Amritsar Tarn Taran Firozpur Fazilka Sri Muktsar Fridkot Bathinda Moga Hoshiarpur Kapurthala Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar Rupnagar Ludhiana Barnala Patiala Fatehgarh Sahib S.A.S. Nagar Sanggrur Mansa HARYANA HIMACHAL PRADESH JAMMU & KASHMIR RAJASTHAN PAKISTAN CHANDIGARH Jalandhar
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The state of Punjab in north-west India is one of the most prosperous. The name is derived from the five rivers which flow through the region as 'Punj' means five and 'ab' means water. One of the oldest; the Indus valley civilization, spanned the region of Punjab, Its major cities Harrappa and Mohenjodaro are located in present day Punjab province of Pakistan. Presently only three rivers; Sutlej, Ravi and Beas flow through the Indian portion of Punjab while the other two, Chenab and Jhelum lie in Punjab, Pakistan which adjoins 'Indian Punjab' in the west. Agriculture is the main occupation in the state contributing approximately two-thirds of total foodgrain production of the country. The total population per the 2011 census is 2.77 crore. The Union territory of Chandigarh serves as the joint Capital of Punjab as well as Haryana.

The state is made up of 22 districts which are again made up of tehsils, subdivisions, and blocks. A Punjab districts map clearly shows all the 22 districts of the state.

The table given below will help you get important details about the districts of Punjab:

List of Districts in Punjab

S No.DistrictHeadquartersPopulation (Census 2011)Sex Ratio (per 1000)Average Literacy
5Fatehgarh SahibFatehgarh Sahib60016387179.35%
15MohaliSahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar (Mohali)99462887983.80%
16Muktsar (Sri Muktsar Sahib)Sri Muktsar Sahib90189689665.81%
21Shahid Bhagat Singh NagarNawanshahr61231095479.78%
22Tarn TaranTarn Taran Sahib111962790067.81%

Supervision of Punjab Districts

A district of the state of Punjab in India is a political subdivision in the state. A District Magistrate or a Deputy Commissioner or an officer who is a member of the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) cadre is appointed to look after the administrative affairs of the district. He or she gets the help of various officials and bureaucrats of the Punjab Civil Service and other state departments.

A Division Forest Officer, who is a member of the Indian Forest Service (IFS) cadre, is appointed to supervise the matters associated with environment, forests, and flora and fauna in the district. He or she gets the support of the officials and administrators of the Punjab Forest Service and other staff of the wildlife department of the state.

A Senior Superintendent of Police, who is a member of the Indian Police Service (IPS) cadre, is appointed to look after the law and order situation and associated matters in the district. He or she gets the help from the bureaucrats and officials of the Punjab Police Service and other staff.

The district head of every development department manages sectoral improvement and these departments include the Public Works Department, Health, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, and Education. These bureaucrats are recruited from different State Services.


Last Updated on: September 14, 2022